Eric Chaim Kline, Bookseller

Eric Chaim Kline, Bookseller

Language in Ethiopia

London: Oxford University Press, 1976. First edition. Softcover. Large octavo. xxiv,572pp. Original color printed wraps. Ex libris of Wolf Leslau, the former professor at UCLA and expert on Ethiopian language, on inside of front cover. "This comprehensive study is the result of research by an interdisciplinary team of international scholars, all with a particular interest in Ethiopia. The first part of the book contains an important classification of Ethiopian languages, looks at their distribution and studies some special language situations. The second part describes the official status of languages, the effects of migrations, urbanization and education, and discusses the spread of Amharic and patterns of bilingualism. the third part analyzes in detail the organization of language teaching and teacher training in Ethiopia. Includes 3 fold-out charts, as published. " Minor scuffing on wraps. Very good to near fine condition. From the last library of Professor Leslau. vg. Item #27211
ISBN: 0194361020

Price: $125.00

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